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Stanford researchers built a 'gaydar' for photos — and it reveals something disturbing about facial recognition technology

Psychologist Michal Kosinski and his colleague Yilun Wang at the Stanford Graduate School of Business caused a stir last month when they suggested that artificial intelligence could apply a sort of "gaydar" to profile photos on dating websites.<p>In a forthcoming paper in the Journal of Personality …

Artificial Intelligence

10 essential apps for your tablet

The thing that makes tablets really useful is the apps. Unfortunately, there are literally millions of apps available. Fear not! I've done the research for you, and am bringing you the apps that every tablet owner needs to install. By the way, these apps are also great for your smartphone.<p><b>1. Don't</b> …

Apps

The Food Lover's Cleanse 2015 Philosophy + Day 2 Menu

Here's the menu for The Food Lover's Cleanse Day 2. Plus, some thoughts on why the heck it's worth doing this anyway!<p>You’ve tackled your first full day of the Food Lover’s Cleanse…and you’re still standing! Hopefully you’re standing in your kitchen preparing your next gorgeous, energizing, and …

Healthy Eating

40+ Paleo Recipes That Aren't Just Steak

From root veggie salads to roasted eggplant, these paleo recipes are so much more than your run-of-the-mill (boring!) steak.<p>Ah, paleo. What started as a fad diet is now a full-blown lifestyle free from grains, most dairy, beans and legumes, sugar, and refined and processed foods. These recipes are …

Cooking

6 Fast, Healthy Fish Recipes You Can Make on a Weeknight

Make mackerel, salmon, halibut, and cod your weeknight standbys, with these 4 fast, healthy recipes<p>Meltingly tender salmon. buttery halibut. delicate, saffron-flecked cod. Before you reach for another boneless chicken breast (again), consider that all these fish dishes can be on your dinner table …

Cooking

Healthy recipes: sweet potato brownies

Sweet potatoes are an unusual but tasty key ingredient in these gluten-free brownies<p><i>Makes 10</i><p>If I were asked my favourite foods, the list would be: sweet potatoes, dates, cacao, raw brownies and avocado. So it seems natural to combine at least four of the five, which is exactly what<p>I did in these …

Food

How to Make Addictive Flaky Bread—Plus Dips!

The warm, buttery, pull-apart 'flaky bread' at Brooklyn’s Glasserie is versatile and easy to throw together<p>There are certain restaurant dishes that become instant classics, even if the restaurant hasn't been around for long. The flaky bread from Glasserie in Brooklyn is one of those dishes. At the …

Onions

20 comfort food recipes: part 3

Fergus Henderson's St John beef and kidney pie<p>Pie is a mystery restrained by pastry (you can have a suet top or puff). I've heard of people suffering from pie phobia: what lies beneath the crust! But believe me, pie is your friend. There is something magical about a pie, especially beef and kidney …

Top 10 European travel destinations for 2013

Size isn’t everything: Europe is just one quarter the size of Asia, one third the size of Africa, but its pull for travellers is unmatched around the world. If you’re exploring Europe this year – or just dreaming about it – some destinations are bound to come to mind: East London with its shiny …

European Travel

Facebook CEO riding high - for now, after WhatsApp deal | Reuters

SAN FRANCISCO/BARCELONA (Reuters) - Facebook Inc Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg took a victory lap at the world’s largest mobile technology conference in Barcelona on Monday, after beating out Google Inc in a $19 billion acquisition of free messaging service WhatsApp. But he faces bigger …

The Trick to Making Perfect Poached Eggs

Using a sieve will help you get smooth, compact poached eggs.<p>Ever crack an egg into simmering water only to watch the white spread out and form wispy tentacles? It happened to me until I came across this game-changing fix: Break the egg into a sieve set over a bowl. The watery outer edge of the …

Breakfast

30 Luxe Hotels for Hitting the Slopes

The best ski lodges are idyllic escapes where after a day of hitting the slopes, you come back to cozy fireplaces, gourmet food, and relaxing spa treatments. Even if you’re not a hardcore skier, these winter accessories and stylish boots will ensure you’re the cutest lodge bunny on the hill. …

Skiing

The High Art of Ramen in Tokyo

When someone mentions ramen, you probably think of those store-bought dried noodles you bring to life with boiling water and a packet of spices.<p>In <b>Tokyo</b>, ramen noodle soup is not fast food; it’s an art form.<p>Complexly flavored, the perfect bowl of ramen combines clear broth with wheat noodles, slices …

BA's Ultimate Lobster Rolls

6 Servings<p>Prep Time: 30 min<p>Total Time: 1 min<p>Warm, toasty, buttered rolls are key. If you can't find New England–style buns, trim 1/4-inch from both sides of standard hot dog buns to remove the crust and expose more surface area.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>Kosher salt<p>3 1 1/4-pound live lobsters<p>1 celery stalk, …

Seafood

Daniel Boulud's 4 Secrets To The Perfect Roast Chicken

You don't need to know anything about cooking to make roast chicken. It can be one of the world's easiest dishes. The ultimate "weeknight dinner," to use a phrase cherished by cookbook writers. Making it can be as simple as buying a chicken, putting it in a roasting dish with some salt and pepper, …

An Exceptional Salad with Dan Silverman

Cooking with Michael Solomonov: Fried Cauliflower

Cooking with Erin O'Shea: World's Best Mac and Cheese

Gordon Ramsay Cooking Lesson

Hungry Girl's secret low-fat ingredients

Daniel Humm's Family Chicken Soup Recipe

Cooking with John DeLucie: Signature Omelet

Luxury Submarine Hotel Offers Romantic Undersea Getaway

Lovers Deep is a luxury submarine offered by Oliver's Travels for couples to go on a romantic getaway, deep in the ocean, and perhaps join what they're coining as the “Mile Low Club” (an undersea alternative to the Mile High Club that so many have participated in on airplanes). Each watercraft in …

Travel

24 Citrus Recipes with Orange, Lemon, Lime, Grapefruit

Winter is citrus season, and these 24 recipes use lemons, limes, grapefruits, and oranges in every which way possible<p>Winter is citrus season, and these 21 recipes use lemons, limes, grapefruits, and oranges in every which way possible.

Seafood

4 Asian Cold Noodle Dishes

Asian noodle salads are lighter, brighter, and bolder than the pasta salads you grew up eating—the perfect dishes to bring to a summer barbecue.<p>Asian noodle salads are lighter, brighter, and bolder than the pasta salads you grew up eating. In other words, they're the perfect dish to bring to a …

Cooking

Mussel recipes: nature's thriftiest delicacy

Make the most of these versatile, delicious creatures. They are perfect steamed, add a meaty depth to soup or pasta, and really come out of their shells in an imaginative salad<p>Peak season for fresh mussels is October to March – but they seem to be particularly delicious right now. I’m buying them …

41 Salmon Recipes for All Your Roasting, Grilling, and Pan-Searing Needs

Salmon just never seems to get old. Here are our best easy salmon recipes to make with our favorite weeknight dinner protein.<p>We love salmon for a million reasons, but #1 is definitely salmon's versatility. Whether grilled, roasted, pan-seared, or smoked, this weeknight dinner all-star never gets …

Seafood

Chunky Oven Chips How to Cook recipe Crispy & Delicious

20-minute Fiorentina pizzas

Try these cheat's pizzas for a midweek supper. Middle Eastern flatbreads make a great instant base - top with spinach, ham, eggs and cheese<p>Ingredients<p>…

Bread